Humboldt County CA Information


Humboldt County Subdivisions

Humboldt County CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 136,044
Population in Households 130,558
Population in Familes 91,140
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,486
Population Density1 38
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 56,960
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 31,665
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 62,874 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 30,089 (47.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 26,871 (42.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,914 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $261,021
Average Home Value $314,000


Median Household Income $40,078
Average Household Income $55,442
Per Capita Income $23,557
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.2% 0.1%
Households 0.31% 0.19%
Families 0.36% 0.22%
Median Household Income   3.17%
Per Capita Income   2.46%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Humboldt County CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Humboldt County to the other 58 counties and county equivalents in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 35 41st
Population Density1 # 42 29th
Diversity Index2 # 47 21st
Median Household Income # 51 14th
Per Capita Income # 37 38th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.